Clarksville, TN – The Liberty Park boat ramps will be closed to the public Saturday, October 15th until 1:00pm, because of the Go-Commando Half Marathon.
The boat ramps are expected to re-open after the event is completed and remain open until 8:00pm that evening. «Read the rest of this article»
Yes, pumpkin carving is fun. But it can turn Halloween into a nightmare, too. Just ask Brad Gruner, starting quarterback for the University of New Mexico’s football team. Last year, his season ended when he cut a tendon in his throwing hand while carving a pumpkin. And for Anita Lo, owner of the West Village Restaurant Annisa, a similar accident in her teens dashed her hopes of becoming a pianist. Such injuries come as no surprise to emergency room physicians and hand surgeons who see them in droves this time of year.
Written by Spc. Michael Vanpool
Helmand Province, Afghanistan – Gun trucks, a wretch, and distribution and recovery vehicles precisely outline a formation of soldiers in the motorpool.
“This all represents the distribution fight, our ability to move supplies down the road and to support the fight as a combat sustainment support battalion,” said Command Sgt. Maj. John Seelhorst, command sergeant major of the 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion.
The soldiers of the 129th CSSB, 101st Sustainment Brigade, attached to the 7th Sustainment Brigade for their deployment, stand inside the formation of vehicles as the battalion transferred authority of its mission to the 375th CSSB, a reserve unit from Mobile, AL, at Camp Leatherneck October 12th.
Clarksville, TN – Dozens of clubs and athletic teams at Kenwood High School are joining forces to host the first-ever “Kenwood Karnival”. This fall festival event will be on Saturday, October 22nd from 9:00am until 5:00pm at the school, located at 251 East Pine Mountain Road.
There will be games, inflatables, concessions, and numerous craft vendors on site. Admission is free, tickets will be sold on site for the games. «Read the rest of this article»
Yonkers, NY – The first six months of 2011 were a tough time to be a homeowner: wildfires in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas; damaging snow in the Midwest; floods in the Midwest and the Plains; and tornadoes, hail, wind or lightning everywhere east of the Rockies.
Thank goodness for homeowners insurance, right? Yes, provided your insurance coverage was adequate. Consumer Reports Money Adviser spoke to industry groups who found that at least two-thirds of the victims of natural disasters were underinsured. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Priscilla Vega
Pasadena, CA – Scientists with NASA’s Dawn mission are sharing with other scientists and the public their early information about the southern hemisphere of the giant asteroid Vesta. The findings were presented today at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Minneapolis, MN.
Dawn, which has been orbiting Vesta since mid-July, has found that the asteroid’s southern hemisphere boasts one of the largest mountains in the solar system. Other findings show that Vesta’s surface, viewed by Dawn at different wavelengths, has striking diversity in its composition, particularly around craters.
Kroger Recalls Select Containers of Private Selection Extreme Moose Tracks Ice Cream for Undeclared Allergen
Cincinnati, OH – The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling select containers of Private Selection Extreme Moose Tracks Ice Cream sold in 10 states because it may contain peanuts not listed on the label.
Customers should return the product to stores for a full refund or replacement.
People who are allergic to peanuts could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. For consumers who are not allergic to peanuts, there is no safety issue with the product. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports Information: APSU Golf
Clarksville, TN – Sophomore Trey Tarpley, of Austin Peay State University men’s golf team, picked up his season’s second Ohio Valley Conference Golfer of the Week honor, the league office announced, Wednesday.
“This is another great award for Trey,” head coach Kirk Kayden said. “This is the second time in four weeks Trey has led us. He put up another clutch performance in a high pressure situation on a tough golf course.” «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Office of Facilities Development will hold a Public Input meeting to allow interested citizens to view the proposed design drawings and express their comments concerning re-design to the parking of Veterans Plaza.
The meeting will be held at the William O. Beach Civic Hall, Tuesday, October 25th at 6:30pm. Those who are unable attend the meeting may stop by the Facilities Development office, 350 Pageant Lane, Suite 201, to review the proposed plan and leave comments.
APSU Sports Information: APSU Basketball
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball senior guard Whitney Hanley has earned College Sports Madness Preseason All-Ohio Valley Conference honors, the website announced Friday.
Hanley, who was a second-team All-OVC selection last season, was named to the second-team in the website’s preseason squads. She averaged 12.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game last season. «Read the rest of this article»
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